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Asian Art

Textile Fragment with Rosebushes

17th - 18th century

Silk with metal-wrapped threads; brocade weave

30 1/16 × 21 9/16 in. (76.3 × 54.8 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.51.90
Geography: 
Iran
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Safavid dynasty (1501–1722)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Lillie P. Bliss (1864–1931), New York; Asia Institute, New York; Mrs. William H. Moore (Ada Small Moore) (1858–1955) New York; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1951

Bibliography: 

Arthur Upham Pope and Phyllis Ackerman, Survey of Persian Art from Prehistoric Times to the Present, 6 vols. (London: Oxford University Press, 1938), 2144, vol. 3, pl. 1087B.

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